Since humidity almost never drops below 50 percent in Tampa, CrossFit presents some extra challenges to the exerciser. Fortunately, that’s how people who practice CrossFit tend to like it. Those seeking intense, sweaty workouts find just that at places such as CrossFit Pinellas. This barebones gym provides exactly the right mix of space and equipment for the kinds of explosive workouts that signify CrossFit—from pull-ups to thrusters to burpees. But those searching for a more traditional workout have plenty of gym options, too; check out the 24/7 Caltas Gym or the Tampa YMCA.

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